Category Archive: Shipping Container Shelters

Aug 16

What happens when you bury a shipping container, a cautionary tale.

by Ryan @ Containerauction.com Lots of people get the idea to build a storm shelter or bunker by burying a shipping container – it’s fast, relatively inexpensive, and durable, right? Step 1) Dig a hole. Step 2) Put a shipping container in the hole. Step 3) Backfill around the container. And by now you can …

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Apr 10

What Every Prepper Should Know About Shipping Containers

By Ryan @ ContainerAuction.com When it comes to prepping, many folks are interested in using shipping containers for a secondary retreat or bug out shelter. However, there are a lot of misconceptions and mislead ideas with regards of how to move them, use them, and maintain them – and we’ve heard most of the questions …

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Jan 24

Burying the Box, SHTF Shipping Container Tips

By JD at Cherokee West As a child my first concept of prepping was a basement in a large log cabin sort of house in which lived some friends of our family. The stairs in the house were wooden and unfinished, the type you might see on an outdoor deck or patio. I could see …

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Jan 08

Containerized Housing: Steve’s Tincan Cabin

By JD at Cherokee West Enterprises So if there was ever a blog to read about shipping containers, (aside from this one of course) I would have to say it would be TincanCabin. I have read many blogs in my lifetime, and quite a few over the last few months that deal with shipping and …

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Dec 01

Shipping container for an underground bunker, every Prepper’s fantasy.

If you haven’t thought about buying a shipping container and burying it in your backyard you probably haven’t been prepping for very long. Think about how convenient it would be to have your own personal bunker, outfitted with enough supplies to sustain your family for weeks or more in the event of some major catastrophe. …

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